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Testing an Instrument with a MIDI Keyboard

When designing a MIDI instrument, you can test the instrument with an external MIDI keyboard device.

To connect your device to Wwise:

  1. From the Project menu, select Control Surface Devices.

  2. Click the Add button.

  3. Give a name to your device.

  4. Click OK.

    The device is added to the list.

  5. In the Receive From column, select the MIDI IN device.

    The Connected message appears.

  6. In the Send To column, select the MIDI OUT device.

    The Connected message appears.

  7. Click Close.

    The device is now ready to use.

To bind the keyboard keys to the current selection:

  1. From the Views menu, select Control Surface Bindings (Ctrl+Shift+Q).

  2. Create a new Control Surface Session by clicking the [>>] button on the top left of the view.

  3. Click the Current Selection group (folder).

  4. Click the Add Binding button.

  5. Click the Property/Command selector button to open the menu.

  6. Select Object Command > Pass MIDI Note.

  7. Save your project.

[Note] Note

Ensure the Current Selection group is active in the Control Surface toolbar and that you have an object selected in Project Explorer.

After creating the session and the binding, selecting an object in the Project Explorer will automatically load the object for the MIDI instrument, ready to play.